Formatting Text 2 ppt

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Formatting text and
paragraphs: tabs,
indents, bullets,
borders, and clipart
10/25/13
Warm-up
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When you see a document that is not formatted
correctly, what conclusions/assumptions do you
make about the author?
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Working w/ Tabs
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Tabs allow you to align text to a specific location
with in a document.
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They are located along the ruler
Indents
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You already know that you can use the TAB
button to indent your paragraphs. You can also
use the indent markers on the ruler to adjust the in
the of the entire text, the first line, or every line
after the first.
Clear Formatting
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If you are unhappy with the formatting of a piece
of text your can use the clear formatting feature
to undo your changes and return them to the
default.
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Select the text
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Click on the Clear Formatting button in the font
group of the home tab.
Bullets and numbering
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Bullets and numbers allow your to quickly organize
information within a document.
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Within a bulleted list, you can hit the tab keys to
add a list level.
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The options arrow allows you to change the
bullets/numbers used, change the starting
number, and adjust the list level.
Borders and Shading
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Borders are lines you
add above, below, to
the side, or around text
to draw attention or
separate sections of
text.
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With formatting, you
can adjust the color
and thickness of border
lines to create different
effects.
Shading is a color or
pattern you apply
behind text.
Clip Art
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Microsoft (and almost all programs) come with a
collection of graphics called clip art. All clip art is
stored in the Clip Organizer.
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Insert Tab – Clip Art button
You can adjust the position, fading, and text wrap
of inserted pictures using the formatting tab that
appears when you add a picture.
Today’s Assignments
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Complete the following assignments in order:
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Open your Last Minute Deals document
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Save As Last Minute Deals 2
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Assignments
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Working with tabs
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Indents
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Bullets and Numbering
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Borders and Shading
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Clip Art
When you finish upload to the SkyDrive and work
on homework or start on the Unit 5 Practice

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